Ryan Cook


MESA, Ariz. -– Jeff Samardzija wore an A’s uniform for less than three months, but that was enough to make a lasting impression.


MESA, Ariz. –- The beginning of the Cactus League season Tuesday will usher in the A’s first encounter with Major League Baseball’s new pace-of-play rules.


The A’s agreed to one-year contracts Friday with five players eligible for salary arbitration -- right fielder Josh Reddick, third baseman Brett Lawrie, reliever Ryan Cook and outfielders Sam Fuld


OAKLAND – A punchless offense has been the main culprit in the A’s ongoing free fall, but make no mistake, it’s been a group effort.


OAKLAND – A’s closer Sean Doolittle was placed on the 15-day disabled list Sunday, leaving a question mark in the ninth inning for the American League West co-leaders.